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The holidays are a wonderful time of year but can also be really stressful. One of the biggest culprits of that stress is money. Every year, without fail, we hear those around us (often ourselves), complaining and worrying about money. While there are financial surprises we can’t plan for, the holidays should not come as… Read more »

Happy New Year! Please find the Bradley-Morris Quarterly Placement Sampling (QPS) for the 4th Quarter 2016 below, a sample listing of representative actual placements that BMI has facilitated in the previous quarter. This document is only a sampling and not an all-inclusive list of every BMI placement from the last three months. The QPS reflects… Read more »

When civilians change jobs, they already have a manual, a road map and the standard operating procedures. They know the terminology, the titles, the language, the rules of the road and the appropriate game plan to get to the desired result. Military personnel, on the other hand, are at a disadvantage. They have to become… Read more »

Anytime Fitness has a simple mission: “To help entrepreneurs realize their dreams of owning their own businesses, while contributing positively to their communities, and to help our gym members get to a healthier place.” Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness now has more than 3,000 gyms operating in all 50 U.S. states and 30 countries. And… Read more »

Widowed after her husband’s service-related death in Alaska and facing life ahead with two young sons, Rachael Hill found solace in physical fitness classes. Working through her grief as a fitness instructor helped her to see that she wanted that for other people, too. Click here to learn more.

Partnering with a military focused recruitment firm is a significant business decision and one that should not be taken lightly. With an economic boost causing the U.S. to place a greater focus on hiring, (specifically hiring military), the landscape has become more complicated (competitive). This is a good thing for military talent but makes it… Read more »

“What’s Next?” It’s a question Andrea Burns pondered as she entered her last year of active duty as a Marine. The options were many because, as a Lieutenant Colonel, Burns had much-desired leadership and management experience. Click here to read more.

Getting to call the shots, making your own schedule and having unlimited financial upside are just some of the things that attract people to starting a business or purchasing a franchise. It sounds flexible, powerful and extremely exciting, but what does it really take to start your own business? Are you cut out for it?… Read more »

Brian Crawford is Director of Franchising and Real Estate for Kilwins Chocolates and Ice Cream. He has more than 20 years of experience as a franchise executive and has held executive level positions with franchisors Homes & Land and Milliken & Company. Brian and his wife have been franchisees in the SportClips Haircuts system for… Read more »

A friend of mine recently attended the commissioning of the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in Baltimore and I enjoyed learning about this technical marvel. It was interesting to hear that this ship, one of the largest and most technologically advanced warships in the fleet, only carries a third of the crew of previous destroyers. Doing more with… Read more »